Di Battista Pittoni pittore vicentino Imprese di diuersi prencipi, duchi, signori, e d’altri personaggi et huomini letterati et illustri : con alcune stanze del Dolce che dichiarano i motti di esse imprese.
The etched emblems appear within elaborate borders of strapwork, architectural elements, figures, masks, swags, fruit, etc. They include Latin mottos. Dolce’s explanatory verses appear on the leaf following each emblem. These are printed letterpress, within one of two woodcut borders, and are numbered 1-52 at the upper right (mistakes, omissions). Plates  and  each contain two emblems.
Publisher [Venice : s.n.]
Call number 6083263
Digitizing sponsor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Book contributor University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Collection emblem; americana
Notes some close margins at the top of the pages
Full catalog record MARCXML
Place of publication taken from Venetian privilege on t.p. Date from that of dedication to Alfonso II, Duke of Ferrara (6 ottobre 1562).
Landwehr, J. Romanic emblem books, 604
McGeary & Nash. Emblem books at the University of Illinois, P22.
This book has an
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October 2, 2011
Very nice example of Renaissance decorative art. The quality of the scan is also decent.